45th Annual Atlanta Film Festival

The 2021 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 45th annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature a variety of virtual content, drive-in screenings, and more. 

Event Details
April 22nd – May 2nd, 2021

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2020 festival has received over 8,000 film submissions from 120+ countries around the world. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

Ticketed attendees will enjoy access to:

  • Virtual screenings
  • In-person screenings
  • Drive-in films
  • Creative Conference Workshops & Panels (virtual)

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Museum Chills & Science Thrills | Fernbank Museum

Get your science on with Museum Chills & Science Thrills at Fernbank Museum’s new, all-ages series! Each month will feature a new monthly theme, so come join in on all the fun for the whole family.

 

Event Details
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2021 Atlanta’s Marathon Weekend | Publix Atlanta Marathon

One of the southeast’s premier distance events, the Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K returns to join Atlanta’s Marathon Weekend!

Event Details
February 27th – 28th, 2021

Race Location
Atlanta Motor Speedway
1500 Tara Pl
Hampton, GA 30228

In addition to a kids race, runners will have three races to choose from during the weekend-long celebration. Moving to the Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2021 allows runners and walkers alike to enjoy a safe social-distanced experience during the Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K races. Participants are also able to participate in the Virtual Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K or the Virtual Publix Atlanta Kids Marathon.

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8 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2021

Valentine’s Day may be looking a little different this year, but we are here to help you kick the holiday up a notch! This year, the holiday falls on a weekend, so skip the same old dinner reservations and celebrate all weekend long. From virtual events to getting out to Atlanta’s favorite attractions, Valentine’s Day during a pandemic can still be a memorable and fun experience!

Whether you’re looking for time together with your sweetheart, a ladies’ night out, or even just a way to shake up your weekend, we have you covered with our list of 8 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2021.

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21st Annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival | Drive-in & Virtual

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is celebrating 21 years of storytelling with through a proud tradition of entertaining audiences and fostering community dialogue!

Festival Dates
February 17th – 28th, 2021

Prioritizing the health and safety of the Festival’s loyal audience, the annual event has been reimagined to now include virtual screenings to enjoy at home! Select drive-in movies will be available alongside over 30 narrative and documentary features. Audiences will enjoy expanded conversations with filmmakers, special guests, and more!

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2021 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Farmers Markets

If you’re anything like us, we are getting ready to shake off those 2020 Blues! So when it comes to the new year in Atlanta, we can think of two things: enjoying everything fresh and getting outdoors! Grab those market bags and get ready to experience the city’s local flavors at their very best with our 2021 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Farmers Markets.

Enjoy a leisurely Saturday morning sipping hot brewed coffee as you stroll through a rainbow of organic produce, listening to live music and exploring local art. Even the kids will enjoy the variety of family-friendly options, including activity centers, baby animals, picnics, and more! 

Shopping local has never been easier, and Atlanta turns a weekly stop for food into a remarkable experience for everyone.

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Bring One for the Chipper!

Now that Christmas is over and you start to take the decorations down, you may think to yourself,  “What am I going to do with this tree?”It’s time to Bring One for the Chipper!

Event Details
January 9th, 2021

Instead of placing the tree on the curb (which will eventually end up in a landfill), bring it to one of the several “Bring One for the Chipper” tree recycling events. This annual Georgia Christmas tree recycling program has recycled almost
5 million trees.

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Top 5 Happenings to Ring in 2021 Around Atlanta

This year has looked a little different, and the holidays have been no exception! With so many changes over the past several months, it can be tricky to find a way to celebrate the New Year that we are all so eager to embrace.

We have you covered with our Top 5 Ways to Ring in the New Year Around Atlanta for 2021!

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Pirate Day at Fernbank Museum

Fernbank Museum invites you to set sail for an afternoon of pirate-themed adventures at Pirate Day!

Event Details
Saturday | January 23rd, 2021
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30307

Grab your favorite pirate costume and get ready for a swashbuckling adventure! 

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